Month: May 2022

How Property Division Is Decided in Illinois Common Law Marriage
Posted May 20, 2022

Many couples are happy to live and raise children together without getting married. They can spend years with one another like a married couple, just without legalizing their union in the eyes of the state by signing a marriage license. This is called a common-law marriage in Illinois. However, a couple involved in this type […]

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How Does Domestic Violence Impact a Divorce Settlement in Illinois?
Posted May 13, 2022

Domestic violence is cruel and inhumane. It can make victims question their existence and sanity for years and is particularly painful for children. While divorce is an understandable solution, Illinois is a no-fault state. This means that this crime or any reason cannot be specifically cited or used as grounds for divorce. However, all is […]

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